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Podcast S-Town To Be Made Into A Film

Movies have come a long way since the days of the black and white talkies. These days we’re treated to stories from varied sources such as TV shows, books, cartoons and comics. 159 more words

Film, Movie, Cinemas, Actors, Actresses, Genres

The lady who mailed back a letter President Trump wrote her. With corrections. A ballboy/player collision at the French Open shows great humanity. And a pretty fantastic graduation speech from Ira Glass on the future of journalism

Good morning, fellow humans (and hi to any bots that might be clicking on my blog and driving up traffic. Thanks, robots!). Your humble blogger is a little pooped today after going upstate for a fantastic wedding Sunday night. 898 more words

Omnibus (week of May 28, 2018)

Greetings from exhaustion. I was on a road trip up to the Yukon and Alaska this week, which is a lot of driving (of which I did none) and it involved a certain amount of sleeping in uncomfortable circumstances. 1,268 more words

Podcasts

The Kaze no Denwa

A few days ago, I dropped Yu, the interpreter who made my time in Tōhoku possible, off at the train station in Ichinoseki, punched my destination into Google Maps, and drove a couple of hours up the coast to Ōtsuchi. 622 more words

Writing

The Top 5 Longreads of the Week

This week, we’re sharing stories from Pamela Colloff, Amanda Fortini, Atossa Araxia Abrahamian, Ira Glass, and Linda Holmes.

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Nonfiction

Analyzing Sound, Part 2 (5.21.18)

For homework, each of you were asked to listen to one podcast and analyze how it is put together. We will form groups based on which podcast you listened to, and each group will offer a brief analysis of their episode to the class (with short examples). 107 more words